LIT Firework Tips
According to the Chicago Tribune, 911 calls regarding firework disturbances are up over 736% compared to last year. The 7,000+ firework-related emergency calls are a cause of worry for many. Inexperienced use of fireworks greatly increases your chance for fire-related injury or property damage. Do your part and leave setting off fireworks to the professionals. If you do decide to celebrate with fireworks, make sure to keep a bucket of water or a garden hose handy in case of fire, and remember to soak all used fireworks in water before discarding in the trash. Here are a few of USAFP’s tips and alternatives for a safe and happy 4th of July.
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